In this role Recovery Workers will be responsible for supporting and enabling consumers to confidently embark on a journey of recovery and to attain the kind of life they desire. The duties include development of a therapeutic relationship with the consumer, their carer, family members and significant others and providing high quality services consistent with the values, mission and vision of Richmond Wellbeing. Recovery workers are expected to facilitate group work, regular 1:1 recovery work, keeping consumers records according to RW P&P and contributing as part of a team to the constant improvement of RW services. The duties may vary in line with operational and business requirements.
Title: Recovery Worker
Reports to: Service Manager
Basis of Employment: Full-time or Part-time
Acts consistently in accordance with the RW Values and Key Principles – challenges practices inconsistent with these values and uses values as a basis for managing relationships and decision-making
Actively engage in self-reflection and develop own practice
Promote and encourage contemporary attitude and understanding of personal recovery and person centered practices.
Family members, carers and people of significance to the consumer are identified and included as directed by the individual.
Recovery enabling groups and individual programs are prepared and implemented for the individuals accessing RW services.
Meaningful recovery plans are developed and reviewed on a regular basis.
Provide holistic services that focus on totalwellbeing, including physical health, andaccording to the six Mental Health OutcomeAreas.
Assist Recovery Support Workers with the implementation of actions towards goals as identified on the consumer’s recovery plan.
Attend appropriate clinical, administrative and interagency meetings as required
Support the planning and implementation of recovery-based support groups.
Support consumer participation in developing and facilitating groups with the aim towards co-coproduction and consumer led groups.
Facilitate groups as required, based on experience, knowledge and ability.
All documentation is completed as per RW P&P and in required timeframes.
Actively participate in required internal meetings, supervision sessions/practice reflection sessions and training.
Maintenance of RW facilities and property as required
All incidents are addressed according to RW’s P&P
Positive and constructive work environment is promoted where employees are valued.
Employees adhere to the RW Code of Conduct and Ethics and Policy and Procedures
Attends Core Training and maintains all compliance requirements relevant to their role and employment with RW.
To carry out other duties which may be required, requested or directed and which are within the person’s capability and training to perform
Promote a safe and healthy working environment that complies with OSH requirements
Take a shared responsibility to ensure the safety and well-being on self and others
Utilise all protective equipment provided and as instructed
Work in a safe manner while exercising due care and caution
Minimum Diploma or University qualification in a health or relevant human services discipline
National Police Clearance
Senior First Aid Certificate
Current Driver’s License
Working with Children Clearance
Significant experience in facilitating therapeutic groups• Experience in working in mental health or community services setting• Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team environment, promoting total wellbeing and holistic health services
DESIRABLE: Lived experience of mental health recovery or as family members of people with a lived experience of recovery.
Full time or part time
Bunbury/SW and Perth Metro areas.